Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

A new paper from an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine details the potential effects that a solar superstorm could have on our heavily internet-reliant world. The conclusion? A particularly strong solar storm could have devastating effects on undersea...
Did you know that an absolutely gigantic comet that is at least 62 miles wide is cruising through our solar system right now?  Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein is already closer to the sun than Neptune, but scientists are assuring us that...
A solar flare detected on Tuesday, July 20, has cast a rogue cloud of charged particles towards our planet. Although not aimed directly at Earth, the "explosion's debris" is forecast to trigger a minor solar storm in the magnetosphere...
The "significant" solar flare was detected on the Sun on July 3 and was the first X-class event recorded since September 2017. The powerful blast of energy escaped from the Sun and struck the planet, causing some tech disruptions...
Despite being the only hospitable planet in the solar system, Earth can be a pretty dangerous place to inhabit. In its 4.5 billion-year history, the planet has gone through at least five major extinction events, the last of which...
Astronomers have spotted something strange lurking on the edge of the solar system. What has been described as a "mega-comet" and has a very eccentric orbit is currently making its way to Earth's neck of the woods.The object in...
A huge asteroid almost twice the size of the London Eye will crash into Earth's orbit this Thursday according to tracking data from NASA.Scientists at the space agency's Centre for Near Earth Object Studies have identified a giant asteroid...
A sunspot has released a tremendous solar flare into the solar system. Unfortunately for Earth, the winds from the flare are currently hitting Earth, with experts revealing the solar storm is travelling at an extraordinary 600 kilometers per second,...
Some early risers in the northern hemisphere may have been lucky enough to see a rare eclipsed sunrise known as the “ring of fire” Thursday morning. Skywatchers from New York to parts of Asia were able to see the...
An asteroid possibly bigger than the Eiffel Tower is expected to fly past Earth next week. NASA has classified the huge space rock as "potentially hazardous." The asteroid will travel at a speed nearly equivalent to 20 times...

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